2022 Rhode Island Permit Test 12

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Rhode Island. Each permit practice test question has three answer.. Read More

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Rhode Island. Each permit practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Rhode Island please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/rhode-island/car.

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1. When may you turn off your mechanical turn signal?

Explanation
Activate your turn signal before beginning a turn to alert surrounding drivers to your intentions. Complete the turn before turning off your signal.

2. When changing lanes, you can check your blind spots by:

Explanation
You should turn your head to check your blind spots before every lane change.

3. You should honk your horn when you:

Explanation
Your horn should be used as a warning in situations where you think another driver or a pedestrian does not see you. For example, if a child begins to run into the street in front of your vehicle, you should sound your horn.

4. When encountering an aggressive driver, you should:

Explanation
If another driver is threatening you or intentionally driving dangerously around you, remain calm and try to put as much distance between the two of you as possible. Slow down and let them pass. Do not make eye contact and do not make obscene gestures.

5. If you approach a traffic light with a red signal and a police officer directs you to go through the intersection without stopping, you should:

Explanation
Instructions given by police officers directing traffic always override posted traffic signals and signs. Follow the officer's instructions.

6. What kinds of drugs can affect your driving ability?

Explanation
Many kinds of drugs can impair your ability to drive. This includes illegal drugs and legal prescription or over-the-counter medications. It can be a criminal offense to drive while impaired by any drug.

7. When a car with bright headlights drives toward you at night, you should:

Explanation
To avoid being blinded when driving at night, do not look directly at the headlights of oncoming cars. Instead, look toward the right edge of the road until the oncoming driver has passed.

8. When approaching a roundabout, you should always:

Explanation
When approaching a roundabout, you should slow down. A roundabout is designed to be driven at a low speed.
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